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Massive protests in Brazil end with tear gas, stun grenades, and water cannons

The protest — against last week's impeachment of left-wing president Dilma Rousseff and her replacement with veteran conservative Michel Temer — reportedly turned violent after police blocked the progress of the marchers.
Nathaniel Janowitz
9.5.16
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Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto disputes Donald Trump's wall claims, a former Atlanta cop has been indicted in the fatal shooting of Deravis Caine Rogers, confidence in the US job market soars, and more.
VICE Staff
9.1.16
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Dilma Rousseff is no longer Brazil's president

The Brazilian senate’s vote to impeach the country’s first female president for breaking budgetary laws comes amid a wider political crisis over corruption, and a deep economic recession.
VICE News
8.31.16
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Dilma Rousseff: Impeachment trial has 'bitter taste' of torture

Brazil’s suspended president mounted a defiant and emotional defense of her presidency on Monday during the senate impeachment trial that is due to decide whether to oust her for good.
Jo Tuckman
8.29.16
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Nine people were killed and 40 more were injured in Chicago gun violence over the weekend, LAX was evacuated after police received false reports of gunshots, the US accepts its 10,000th Syrian refugee, and more.
VICE Staff
8.29.16
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Dilma Rousseff's impeachment trial begins in Brazil

Projections suggest senators will vote to remove Rousseff permanently from the presidency, putting a final end to almost 14 years of Workers’ Party rule that had initially turned Brazil into a symbol of hope on the world stage.
James Armour Young
8.25.16
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Michael Phelps wins his 21st gold medal in Rio, newly released emails revive questions about the Clinton Foundation's relationship to the State Department, Trump denies his gun rights remark was a veiled threat, and more.
VICE Staff
8.10.16
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Rio's Olympics can't keep throwing protesters out of venues, court rules

The ruling comes amid high political tension in Brazil as the effort to permanently remove suspended president Dilma Rousseff from power approaches its culmination.
Jo Tuckman
8.9.16
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The Rio Olympics want you to forget that Brazil is in turmoil

The Rio 2016 OIympics began in the midst of a political crisis, a deep recession, and bad press that has already branded them a disaster.
James Armour Young
8.5.16
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Brazil is very close to impeaching Dilma Rousseff

This Thursday's senate committee vote in favor of taking the trial of the suspended president to the full chamber, puts Brazil's deep political crisis back center stage a day before the opening of the Rio Olympics.
Gabriela Gorbea
8.4.16
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Two Brazilian fighter jets collide during a security exercise for the Olympics

The Brazilian navy said that one of the pilots managed to land his plane safely, but the other crashed into the sea. A massive search for the second pilot is ongoing.
Nathaniel Janowitz
7.27.16
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Brazil’s interim president is almost as unpopular as Dilma Rousseff was

The first major poll to evaluate support for Michel Temer has given him an approval rating of just 13 percent. Rousseff set an historic low of 10 percent in March.
VICE News
7.1.16
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